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A Humboldt County resident in their 60s has died with COVID-19. Seventeen new cases of the virus were reported today, and one previously reported case was removed from the local count after it was determined to be a false positive. The total number of county residents who have tested positive now stands at 4,355.
Today’s report marks the county’s 45th COVID-related death. Staff in Humboldt County Public Health and the Emergency Operations Center extend their condolences to all who have lost friends and loved ones to the virus.
California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health, better known as CalOSHA, yesterday approved revisions to its COVID-19 workplace safety regulations, which apply to most workers in the state. Some of the revisions include:
The agency says these measures begin to take effect on June 15 and will continue to be refined over the coming weeks and months. Read more at dir.ca.gov/DIRNews/2021/2021-58.html.
Humboldt County Public Health will host mass-vaccination clinics in Eureka and Petrolia for walk-ins and by appointment. To schedule in advance, visit MyTurn.ca.gov.
Scheduled clinics will offer both the two-dose Pfizer and one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines. See the full schedule below:
Johnson & Johnson is authorized for people 18 and older. Residents age 12 and older can receive the Pfizer vaccine. A parent or guardian must accompany minor children to the clinic and provide written consent in person.
County residents can fill out the consent form in advance. Access the form in English or Spanish at the links below. Print the form then fill one out for each child under 18, and bring it to the clinic.
Many local pharmacies also offer COVID-19 vaccine, and most allow walk-ins. Check availability at vaccines.gov. Residents can also text their ZIP code to 438829 to find a vaccination site nearby.
View the Humboldt County Data Dashboard online at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or go to humboldtgov.org/DashboardArchives to download today’s data.
For the most recent COVID-19 information, visit cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Local information is available at humboldtgov.org or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 707-441-5000.
Sign up for COVID-19 vaccination: MyTurn.ca.govCheck for vaccine availability at a local pharmacy: Vaccines.govLocal COVID-19 vaccine information: humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfoHumboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/DashboardFollow us on Facebook: @HumCoCOVID19Instagram: @HumCoCOVID19Twitter: @HumCoCOVID19Humboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert###